January 7, 2006

Bears' Split Four Matches At Lonestar Duals

The Brown wrestling team competed in the annual Lonestar Duals over the weekend, splitting four matches. The Bears earned a 25-20 win over Cal State Fullerton along with a dominating 34-6 victory over South Dakota State. Brown's two losses came to two of the top ranked teams in the country in 18th ranked Wisoncsin, 36-3, and to 14th ranked Purdue, 20-16. The Bears nearly pulled off the upset over the Boilermakers as the match came down to the final bout.

Junior Shawn Kitchner went 4-0 at 165 while junior Mike Savino posted a 3-1 record at 157. Junior Brandon Stearns went 2-2 at 184, including a fall over Ben Wissel, who is ranked fourth in the country. Senior Dan Appello also went 2-2 at 133.

Brown will open up the home portion of its schedule this Saturday. The Bears will face American at 2 p.m. before taking on Boston University at 6 p.m.

Brown 25 CS-Fullerton 20
125-Jeff Schell, Brown F4:49 Custis Schurkamp, Fullerton
133-Dan Appello 3 TJ Dillashaw 6
141-Mark Savino 2 Teddy Astorga 7
149-Tim Smith Morgan Atkinson F4:32
157-Michael Savino 11 Shawn Reilly 0
165-Shawn Kitchner 8 Risto Marttinen 3
174-Matt Gevleinger 4 Ian Murphy 6
184-Branden Stearns 0 Jesse Taylor 16
197-Leo Saniuk FF
285-Levon Mock F2:24 Matt Methley

#18 Wisconsin 36, Brown 3
125-Collin Cudd 6 Nathan Myers 2
133-Tom Clum F5:42 Greg Pace
141-Ed Gutnik 7 Mark Savino 0
149-Taylor Turner 6 Mike Ashton 2
157-Craig Henning 5 Mike Savino 1
165-Seth Garvin 1 Shawn Kitchner 6
174-Kelly Flaherty F0:31 Matt Gevlinger
184-Matt Maciag 9 Branden Stearns 4
197-Dallas Herbst F3:34 Leo Saniuk
285-Lee Lreamer 5 Levon Mock 3

Brown University vs #14 Purdue University
Session VI, Saturday, January 07, 2006 6:00 PM [Mat 4]
Final Score: Brown 16 Purdue 20
125 Brown Schell, Jeff 5 Purdue Tucker, Brandon 9
133 Brown Appello, Dan 16 Purdue Price, Jeff 6
141 Brown Savino, Mark 2 Purdue Cook, Jason 8
149 Brown Ashton, Mike 5 Purdue Powell, Mark 9
157 Brown Savino, Michael 8 Purdue Murphy, Jake 6
165 Brown Kitchner, Shawn 13 Purdue DeCeault, John 6
174 Brown Gevlinger, Matt 4 Purdue Corpe, Nick 12
184 Brown Stearns, Branden F3:21 Purdue Wissel, Ben
197 Brown Saniuk, Leo 0 Purdue Moore, Nathan 6
285 Brown Mock, Levon 2 Purdue Keough, Aaron 10

Brown 34, South Dakota State 6
125 Brown Jeff Schell FOR
133 Brown Dan Appello 4, Derek Pirner 0
141 Brown Mark Savino FOR
149 Brown Shawn Cully 8, Brad Gregory 2
157 Brown Mike Savino 15, Justin Retallic 5
165 Brown Shawn Kitchner 2, Nate Althoff 1
174 Brown Matt Gevelinger 1, Travis Gottschalk 2
184 Brown Branden Stearns 4, Levi Krehmeyer 3
197 Brown Leo Saniuk FOR
285 Brown Levon Mock 6, Jason Stripling 12